Teaching Art Creatively
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Teaching Art Creatively is packed with ideas and inspiration to enrich teachers' knowledge and understanding of art and design in the primary classroom. It is underpinned by the latest research and theory, with contemporary practice at the forefront. Expert authors focus on diverse approaches that start with children's own ideas about themselves as artists. With an emphasis on recognising the value of children's art and how to support children's creative and artistic processes, key topics explored include: * Improving your own creativity, competence and confidence * Helping children become independent artists * Starting points and imaginative contexts for art and design * Individual, group and whole class work * Art inside and outside the classroom * How to develop visual literacy * The value of working alongside artists * The contribution of art and design to children's overall creative development. Teaching Art Creatively offers a new model of visual arts education in the primary years. Illustrated throughout with examples of exciting projects, children's work and case studies of good practice, it will be essential reading for every professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138913952
  • 9781138913950

About Penny Hay

Penny Hay is Senior Lecturer at Bath Spa University, UK and the Director of Research for 5x5x5=creativity, a charitable company researching children's creative development. Penny has worked extensively in arts education across the UK and co-ordinated the professional development programme for the National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD). Steve Herne is a Senior Lecturer in Art in Education at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.show more

Table of contents

1. Teaching Art reatively 2. Art Processes and Practices 3. Contemporary Artists and Children's Art 4. Case Studies: 5x5x5=Creativity Research, Room13, The Art Room, Being an Artist 5. The Role of the Adult 6. The Learning Environment for Art 7. Planning Art Experiences in the Primary Curriculum 8. Evaluation and Assessment in Art 9. Conclusionsshow more